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Hamber Program: Grade 9

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DANCE / DRAMA

DANCE - INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED (GR 8-9)

For experienced Dancers! We will build technique, stretch and learn choreography in a variety of styles from ballet to hip-hop and everything in between. Come in comfortable clothing ready to move, work hard and have fun! Suitable for grades 7-9.

HA55035ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

DANCE - OPEN DANCE EXPLORATION (GR8-9)

For new Dancers or experienced Dancers! We will build technique, stretch and learn choreography in a variety of styles from ballet to hip-hop and everything in between. Come in comfortable clothing ready to move, work hard and have fun! Suitable for grades 8-9.

HA45075ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

HOME ARTS

SEWING 101 (GR 8-9)

Are you interested in learning how to sew and create simple yet functional garments and accessories? Develop a lifelong hobby that will be stylish and economical.

HA45135ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

BAKELOGY (GR 6-9)

Baking is a science. Precise measurements, the functions of the ingredients and the methods used, all play a role in creating delicious baked goods. Students will learn how to follow a recipe, make adaptations to a recipe, baking techniques, and foster their love for baking.

HA85115ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00
Currently FULL

GLOBAL FOOD FAVOURITES (GR 6-9)

Come and experience the exciting and delicious foods of the Global Kitchen! Working co-operatively we will make food favourites like Italian style pizza and pasta, Sushi, Pad Thai, Burritos and Curries. Everyone is welcome, regardless of skill level. Let's have fun in the kitchen!

HA70065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00
Currently FULL

MUSIC

GUITAR - BEGINNER GUITAR (GR 6-9)

In this 3-week course, you will learn open chords, strumming and how to read chord charts and TAB. Be prepared to learn in a fun and safe environment. This course is designed for beginners with little to no experience. No instrument required.

HA65025ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: July 26 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$255.00

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - SENIOR STRINGS(GR 8-9)

The Senior String Orchestra is a course open to grade 4 to grade 9 students with three or more years of experience on the following instruments: violin, viola, cello and double bass. This is the perfect course for students who are taking private lessons, or for students who are thriving in a school strings class. Students will learn challenging repertoire in a variety of musical styles through ensemble playing with a focus on excellence and fun. Students are required to bring their own instrument.

HA45025ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

BAND - JUNIOR CONCERT BAND (GR 8-9)

This course is intended for students who have at least 1 year of experience on a concert band (wind or percussion) instrument, and basic music reading skills. Panticipation in this ensemble will develop students' instrumental technique and deepen their understanding of style, musicianship, and theory through rehearsal and performance of band repertoire in level 1-2 range.

HA45205ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

BAND - SENIOR CONCERT BAND (GR 8-9)

This course is intended for students who have at least 2 years of experience on a concert band (wind or percussion) instrument, and basic music reading skills. Participation in this ensemble will develop students' instrumental technique and deepen their understanding of style, musicianship, and theory through rehearsal and performance of band repertoire in level 2-3 range.

HA55205ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

P.E. / SPORTS CAMPS

GET FIT! (GR 8-9)

Get fit, flexible and strong by doing weight room, stretching and cardio workouts in a positive, supportive environment. Each class includes health and fitness tips and instruction in fitness program design. This course is intended for all levels, beginner to advanced.

HA35005ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS COURSE-INTERMEDIATE/COMPETITIVE (GR 8-9)

Have a great team experience and get fit while working on your volleyball skills and drills. Learn the tactics and strategies of the game so that you can become a competitive player for your school team or club.

HA45235ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL
HA55075ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP (GR 8-10)

Learn everything you need to know to become a better basketball player. This fun fast-paced course teaches skills and instructs you on how to play the game at any skill level.

HA75305ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00
HA85305ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS COURSE (GR 8-9)

Learn the basic volleyball skills: SERVING, BUMPING, SETTING & HITTING through fun drills and games. Get fit while learning and improving your game.

HA35065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

BADMINTON CAMP INTERMEDIATE (GR 7-9)

Whether this is your first time or wanting to improve your game, learn the fundamental skills of badminton through fun drills and games. Students will have the opportunity to work on individual and team play, all while getting fit in a fun environment.

HA65005ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: July 19 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00
HA65015ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 22 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00
HA75005ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: July 19 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA75015ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 22 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00

READING / WRITING / INTEGRATED STUDIES

SOCIAL STUDIES EXPLORATIONS FOR ELLLEARNERS (GR 8-9)

Are you struggling in ELL Socials? Do you want to learn more about Canadian History, Geography, and Government? The aim of this course is to further develop the knowledge of Canadian Geography, Canadian History, Canadian Governments, and Current Events. It serves as a bridge to Transitional Social Studies and Social Studies courses in the mainstream. Students will read a variety of sources and language that they can transfer to their own writing. The course focuses on helping the learner to improve their English Language Development (speaking, listening, reading and writing). Additional strategies include learning about styles of learning, test taking strategies, communication skills, and use of media for presentations.

HA55175ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

WRITER'S WORKSHOP (GR 8-9)

Daily practice for students to improve their writing skills. Classes will combine creative writing topics and exercises focusing on the ''Six Traits of Writing" as a means to develop clarity and better writing skills

HA35025ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA45015ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

HIGH SCHOOL TOOLKIT: STUDY SKILLS (GR 8-9)

Do you want to learn how to organize your homework, materials and study space? Organization is the key to student success! Do you want to learn tips and tricks for in class and at home to help you accomplish your goals? This course will teach you them all! This class is designed to help you learn effective study skills such as note-taking, time management, how to study and even how to research. Not only that, but we focus on an infusion of technology and multimodality to help you thrive in future presentations, tests, and all outlets of learning.

HA35085ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA45085ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

LEADERSHIP IN ACTION (GR 8-9)

I Am a Leader! Do you want to learn how to harness your interests and passions to make an impact in your community? Through this course, you will discover your unique talents and gifts and develop your personal leadership style. This course will help you enhance your leadership skills through problem-solving, public speaking, team-building and service to others. You will learn to work collaboratively and communicate effectively through a final a group project of your choice.

HA45035ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

SPEAK UP! (GR 8-9)

What's a good idea if you can't express it? This fun, engaging and informative course will have students up on their feet, speaking up and learning how to deliver different forms of speech and engage in Debate. This was a very popular course in 2011-13 and 2015 when it ran at Magee Summer School site and it fills up fast!

HA35015ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY / ENGINEERING / MAT

STEAM (GR 8-9)

A hands-on Engineering class where the students will use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math to solve a series of specially designed problems. Projects will be a series of challenges that will call on all aspects of STEAM to solve them.

HA45095ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL
HA55055ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

BUILDING BLOCK OF CODING (GR 8-9)

Learn the basics of block coding - a fun, visual way to explore the fundamentals of computational thinking, problem solving, programming concepts, and digital citizenship. Students will develop basic coding skills that will help them learn to collaborate with others, enhance problem-solving skills, think creatively, and persist through difficult tasks. Offline and online activities will focus on the use of two major coding programs: code.org and Scratch (no experience required).

HA55195ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING (GR 8-9)

Students will be introduced to the wood shop and will complete the required safety tests before beginning their projects. Students will learn various skills, machine operations and safety procedures necessary to complete the required project for the course. Students will design their own cutting boards using AutoCad and Google Sketchup. Once designed, students will learn the necessary steps and procedure to complete their cutting boards in the wood shop.

HA45185ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING AND DESIGN(GR 8-9)

Students will explore the elements and techniques used for sketching, designing,modeling and creating basic architectural drawings. This course covers the basics of 2-D Computer Assisted Drafting and Design (CADD). Students will use AutoCad to design a floor plan of a dream bedroom or house depending on their age and model it in 3D using Google Sketchup.

HA55185ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN (GR 8-9)

This course is a blend of Art, Drafting, Technology Education, Science, and Automotive Theory. Students learn about factors such as aesthetics, aerodynamics, engineering, safety features, and drafting by analyzing production vehicles. As a final project they will design their own vehicles and model them with clay.

HA35115ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

MATERIAL SCIENCE (GR 8-9)

This is a hands-on pre-engineering course where students learn about properties and characteristics of different types of materials such as wood, metal, polymers, composites, etc., to be able to select the best material for a given project. They will develop problem-solving and teamwork skills through construction-based engineering challenges.

HA45115ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
HA55115ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

VISUAL ARTS

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY (GR 8-9)

An introduction to digital photography with a focus on composition, the exposure triangle, and photoshop editing. No previous photography experience necessary. Digital SLR cameras are provided.

HA35095ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA45065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL
HA55095ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

DIGITAL ANIMATION (GR 8-9)

Are you interested in learning different animation techniques? This class will teach you the basics of stop motion, claymation, and digital animation. There will be both hands-on and digital projects using iPads and Adobe softwares. Bring your imagination for stories, and have fun building your own characters! We'll have popcorn to watch everyone's work at the end. Students must have their own USB flash drives.

HA55155ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

MEDIA ARTS (GR 8-9)

Media arts focuses on the development of students' creativity, artistic and technical skills, and theoretical knowledge.Students will be using industry standard programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom and InDesign. Students will be creating online portfolios, which can be used for applying to post-secondary institutions and employment opportunities.This course provides students with a guided process that improves photography, digital art and problem-based learning skills.

HA65035ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$330.00
HA85035ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 08 2019
End: Aug 02 2019
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00
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